Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

December 6, 2012

Building character

Rotary Club Character Essay Contest rewards fourth-graders

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CROSSVILLE —

Character

By Sabastin Higham

Second Place

Having good character means. There is a homeless person on my street. So me and my friend gave him some food and water. Then the next day me and my parents gave him a ride to the store. We let him stay with us for a while. All of us watched a movie. The movie was Iron Man 2! It was so cool and fun. Then we made dinner. It was bacon sandwiches. They were so good and then my dad and him taught me how to use a chainsaw. I got to go into a tree and cut branches. It was so cool and fun. And then he taught me to whittle and sharpen a knife and make a staff. He took us to school and to the fair. He was so nice and cool and fun and playful and just so much fun, I had a blast!!!

Good Character

By Austin Reed

Second Place

Having good character shows a lot about you. If you have good character, it means that you help people in need or do charity work. But if you want to do something else you could be nice to other people or you could help make friends with other people. And be honest with people and family. Be caring with all people and all family. Be responsible for yourself.

Good Character

By Cameron Dixon

Third Place

To me, having good character means having responsibility. Like if you forgot your homework, your mom and dad is not supposed to get it for you because you have to be responsible to get it.

Being a good character also means being trustworthy. Like if your friend asks you to hold their money, if you spend it when it’s his money, he will probably never trust you again. Also including fairness for being a good character. If you split a candy bar with your friend.

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